The Robert Bosch Foundation and Cultural Vistas invite US professionals to apply for the 2014-2015 Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program. Bosch Fellows work as consultants in their field of expertise at leading public or private institutions in Germany. In addition, Bosch Fellows participate in professional seminars, where they travel to meet and exchange ideas with key figures across Germany and Europe. Fellows are from the fields of business administration, cultural management (ex. museum, theater, orchestra), journalism, law, non-profit, public policy, and urban planning.
– High-level work experience in German institutions including the federal government, private corporations, print and broadcast media, law firms and NGOs.
– Travel, seminars and networking events throughout Europe — fellows meet with key decision-makers in the public and private sectors, gaining an in-depth understanding of current issues facing the European Union and Germany
– EUR 3,000 monthly stipend and compensation package including health insurance and coverage of transatlantic and program-related travel costs; additional funding is available for families
– Intensive German language training provided as needed in US and Germany. No German language skills required at time of application.
– Professional networking opportunities with 500 Robert Bosch Fellowship Alumni.
Candidates for the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program must meet the following requirements:
• U.S. citizen
• 40 years of age or younger at the application deadline
• Minimum five years of relevant, full-time work experience in target fellowship field (excluding internships)
• Graduate degree preferred
• Evidence of outstanding professional performance
• Sincere commitment to furthering the transatlantic relationship
The application deadline is November 1, 2013. For further information and to access the online application, please visit our website: www.culturalvistas.org/bosch.
Completed online application including:
• Short essay questions
• Most recent university transcript
• 2 letters of recommendation. Recommenders should be recent supervisors or professional
mentors who have worked closely with the applicant.